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Frankfort Avenue to host FAT Friday Trolley Hop on May 30

Frankfort Avenue TrolleyLouisville, KY – Frankfort Avenue will host the FAT Friday Trolley Hop on Friday, May 30th from 6:00-10:30pm. Many businesses along the Avenue will host live music, offer special sales and serve refreshments. Free trolleys will run along Frankfort Avenue from Cannons Lane to River Road. For more information, visit


Special activities planned for the May 30th Trolley Hop include:

  • Just Creations, located at 2722 Frankfort Avenue, will host a Community Shopping Night where 15% of sales will be donated to Wellspring, an organization that provides housing and psychiatric rehabilitative services to those facing the challenges of mental illness.
  • Bourbon Barrel Foods, located in the Butchertown Market at 1201 Story Ave. Ste. 175, will host a free pre-party tailgate including cooking demos, heavy appetizers, refreshments, a behind the scenes tour of Bourbon Barrel Foods, and the chance to win event tickets and Bourbon Barrel Foods products.

  • Lexie’s Trading Post, 2224 Frankfort Avenue, will offer a “buy 3 items, get the 4thfor FREE sale” (excludes gift cards and discounted items).
  • Spot5 Art Center, located at 2005 Frankfort Avenue, will host the opening reception for “Side by Side”: An Exhibition of Artistic Collaborations featuring collaborative artwork by young student artists with disabilities and professional working artists.
  • Margaret’s Consignment, located at 2700 Frankfort Avenue, will host live entertainment in the courtyard, refreshments, and offer a 10% discount on cash purchases.
  • The Irish Rover, 2319 Frankfort Avenue, will host traditional Irish music seisuin (informal jam session) starting 8:00pm in the bar area.
  • The Comfy Cow, 2221 Frankfort Avenue, will host live music on the porch.
  • Crossfit Scullhouse Indoor Rowing2019 Frankfort Avenue, will host free Intro to Rowing classes every 30 minutes from 6pm-10pm, free chair massages, dry needling demos and refreshments.
  • The Wine Rack, 2632 Frankfort Avenue, will host a West Sixth beer tasting from6:00pm-8:00pm.
  • Varanese Restaurant, 2106 Frankfort Avenue, will host live jazz music and drink specials.


The FAT Friday Trolley Hop, held year-round on the final Friday of every month, provides free parking and trolley transportation to participating shops, restaurants and galleries. The route runs along Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue from Cannons Lane to River Road. The trolley program relies on the support of member businesses to cover the cost of the free public trolley service.

The FAT Friday Corporate Sponsors are Louisville Water Company, Maker’s Mark, Mellwood Art Center, PML Real Estate Group, Property Management of Louisville, Schlafly Beer, SYSCO and 9th District Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh. Supporting Trolley Partners are 2023 Mid-Century Modern, A Reader’s Corner Bookstore, BAZ and BEA, Bluegrass Burgers, Bourbon Barrel Foods, Clifton Center, The Comfy Cow, Core Fluency Pilates, Crescent Hill Trading Company, Crossfit Scullhouse, Eclipse Bank, El Mundo, eyedia, Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot, Heine Brothers’ Coffee, The Irish Rover, IU Alumni Chapter (Louisville/S. Indiana), J. Gumbo’s, Just Creations, Lexie’s Trading Post, Louisville Water Company, Lyndia R. Willis Hairspa, Margaret’s Consignment, Porcini, S. Bayly Boutique, Scott Nussbaum Antiques, Sister Dragonfly Gallery, Spot 5 Art Studio/Clifton Art Supply, Sweet Surrender, Ta-Dah Unique Boutique, The Tangerine Closet, The Urban Farmhouse Market, Varanese, Vint, Volare, Waterside at RiverPark Place, The Wine Rack, and Work The Metal.

About The Frankfort Avenue Business Association

The Frankfort Avenue Business Association’s (FABA) mission is to enhance The Avenue as a place to do business and work to stimulate economic development along the business corridor. In addition, FABA acts as an advocate for solutions when issues emerge in the community and helps keep The Avenue looking its best through clean-up and landscaping programs. For more information, pick up a map of The Avenue at any member business or visit Follow us on Facebook/FrankfortAvenue.

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